5th Generation (2018—2019) Accent Problems

This generations ranks 10th out of 52 Hyundai generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (50%), transmission (50%), and the We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Slows Down/accelerates Randomly 1 complaints at an average of 62 miles in the 2018 Hyundai Accent.
  2. Overly Sensitive Accelerator Pedal Causing Surging 1 complaints at an average of 124 miles in the 2018 Hyundai Accent.

What Accent Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Hyundai model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 2 0 10 0.94

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